SC verdict Live Updates: Linking of mobile, bank accounts with Aadhaar card not mandatory
Live Updates (Afternoon)
We see Supreme Court order on Aadhaar as a big victory of Modi government: BJP
Former Attorney General of India Soli Sorabjee on Aadhaar verdict
Though personally, I am happy with Justice Chandrachud’s judgment striking it down on the ground that it bothers right to privacy: Former Attorney General of India Soli Sorabjee on #Aadhaar verdict
Congress welcomes SC decision on Aadhaar, says it is ‘slap’ on BJP’s face (Twitter Report)
Justice Ashok Bhushan delivered that he broadly agrees with Sikri, taking the majority to four, thus turns out to be a 4:1 verdict.
Here’s a list of services where Aadhaar is not required
- Mobile companies cannot ask for Aadhaar
- Private bodies can’t access your Aadhaar
- Aadhaar not needed for school admissions
- Aadhaar not required for opening of bank accounts
- For UGC, NEET and CBSE examinations
- The government can’t disclose data on national security grounds
This is what the Supreme Court did not like about Aadhaar
It has struck down several provisions that could have infringed the privacy or gave unnecessary exposure to personal information.
Supreme Court refuses to refer to 7-judge bench its 2006 verdict on SC/ST job promotion
We welcome the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act. Private entities are no longer allowed to use Aadhaar for verification purposes. #AadhaarVerdict
Aadhaar card is mandatory for PAN linking: Supreme Court
Supreme Court allows the passage of Aadhaar as a money bill
Aadhaar need not be made compulsory for school admissions: SC
Court strikes down section 57 of Aadhaar Act
SC upholds constitutional validity of Aadhaar
Supreme Court upholds the constitutional validity of #Aadhaar
Aadhaar means unique and it is better to be unique than being best: Supreme Court
Individual and corporates cannot collect aadhaar data, says SC
The controversial section 33(2) of the Aadhaar Act, which makes an exception to the primacy of security of data of an individual and allows an officer of the rank of joint secretary to disclose it in matters of national security, has been revoked by the Supreme Court.
There is a difference between Aadhaar card and identity: Justice Sikri
Supreme Court Justice Sikri while reading out the verdict on the constitutional validity of #Aadhaar: There is a fundamental difference between Aadhaar card and identity.
Aadhar collects minimum demographic and biometric data, says Supreme Court
Justice Sikri reading out the verdict
Supreme Court’s Justice Sikri begins reading out the verdict on the constitutional validity of #Aadhaar
Referring to the SC/ST reservation and promotion, SC refuses to refer its 2006 verdict to a larger bench.
Mukul Rohatgi on data protection
Right to privacy
Retired HC judge K Puttaswamy is leading a group of petitioners on the ground that Aadhaar violates the right to privacy of individuals.
For a record 38 days, the Supreme Court heard some 27 petitions that had challenged the constitutional validity of Aadhaar and called it a violation of the right to privacy.
Petitions on Record
A five-judge bench led by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, Justice A K Sikri, Justice A M Khanwilkar, Justice D Y Chandrachud, Justice Ashok Bhushan will pronounce the verdict.
Aadhaar: 12-digit Unique Identification Number
The 12-digit Unique Identification Number was made compulsory for services including bank accounts, PAN cards, cellphone services, passport and even driving licenses.